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Announcement of the 39th TAOYAKA Program Seminar

TAOYAKA Program is pleased to announce that the 39th TAOYAKA Program Seminar will be held as follows. The seminar is open to public, and prior registration is not required. Your participation will be highly appreciated.

■ Title: Amalgamating social entrepreneurship with imported technologies for community development in disadvantaged regions of Nepal

■ Speaker: Dr. Mahabir Pun (Chairman and Team Leader, Nepal Wireless)

■ Date: Monday, June 29, 2015

■ Time: 16:20-17:50 pm

■ Venue: TAOYAKA Classroom, Daigaku Kaikan (University Hall) 2nd Floor, Hiroshima University (Campus map) (1-4-5 Kagamiyama, Higashi-Hiroshima)

■ Language: English

■ Background

Dr. Pun is a prominent figure in Nepal in the field of rural entrepreneurship. His contribution in improving access of the residents residing in disadvantaged regions of Nepal to distance learning, health, market information, and communication by providing ICT through the use of locally available resources is widely recognized by several reputed national/international organizations. In this seminar, he will share how such technologies have opened the windows of opportunity for the residents and helped in developing rural entrepreneurship. Besides, he will also cover his motivation to work in such region as a ‘community worker’. Lastly, he will also share about some of the projects he is working on along with its fund management and long term dreams to bring the benefit of technologies in rural areas and to help Nepal become an economically developed country.

■ Contact: taoyaka-program{at}office.hiroshima-u.ac.jp (Please replace {at} with @.)

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TAOYAKA Program is pleased to announce that the 44th TAOYAKA Program Seminar will be held as follows:

■ Title : Innovative Teaching and Research

■ Date : 14:35-16:05, Monday, June 15, 2015

■ Venue : Middle Meeting Room(A1-141), Graduate School of Engineering, Hiroshima University

■ Lecturer: Prof. Subir Kumar Saha (Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Delhi, INDIA)

■ Language: English

■ Object Persons : Students and Teachers

■ Contact:Taoyaka Program Technical Creation Office
E-mail: taoyaka-tech-sect{at}ml.hiroshima-u.ac.jp Please replace{at}with @.
TEL: 082-424-4597

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Announcement of the 44th TAOYAKA Program Seminar

TAOYAKA Program is pleased to announce that the 44th TAOYAKA Program Seminar will be held as follows:

■ Title : Dynamic Image Control based on High-speed Optical Component
■ Date : 12:50~14:20, Monday. June 1, 2015
■ Venue : Middle Meeting Room(A1-141), Graduate School of Engineering, Hiroshima University
■ Lecturer: Associate Prof. HIROMASA OKU (Division of Electronics and Informatics, Faculty of Science and Technology,Gunma University)
■ Language: English
■ Object Persons : Students and Teachers
■ Contact:Taoyaka Program Technical Creation Office
E-mail: taoyaka-tech-sect{at}ml.hiroshima-u.ac.jp Please replace{at}with @.
TEL: 082-424-4597


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Announcement of the 41st TAOYAKA Program Seminar

TAOYAKA Program is pleased to announce that the 41st TAOYAKA Program Seminar will be held as follows:

■ Title: Economic Reform in India and the Issues of Financial Policy

■ Speaker: Dr. Rongili Biswas (Assistant Porfessor, Maulana Azad College, India)

■ Date: Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

■ Time: 13:00-14:30 pm

■ Venue: Room 508, Graduate School for International Development and Cooperation (IDEC), Hiroshima University (Access)

■ Language: English

■ Contact: taoyaka-program{at}office.hiroshima-u.ac.jp (Please replace {at} with @.)

 

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Announcement of the 40th TAOYAKA Program Seminar

TAOYAKA Program is pleased to announce that “the 40th TAOYAKA Program Seminar” will be held as follows:

Title: The Challenges of Understanding Bangladeshi Culture

Speaker: Prof. Manoshi Chowdhury (Jahangirnagar University, Bangladeshi)

Date: Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015

Time: 13:00-14:30 pm

Venue: Room 508, Graduate School for International Development and Cooperation (IDEC), Hiroshima University

Language: English

Contact: Taoyaka Program Office

taoyaka-program{at}office.hiroshima-u.ac.jp (Please replace {at} with @.)

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Information session on TAOYAKA Program in China

TAOYAKA Program will hold an information session in China as follows. If you are interested in our program or are planning on applying, please join us. Admission is free and the indivisual session will be offered trilingually (i.e., Chinese, English and Japanese).

  • ■ Date & Time: Saturday, May 23rd, 2015   14:30~16:00
  • ■ Place: Room 305, International Culture Plaza, Capital Normal University

  

  Flyer_Chinese (PDF)

 Flyer_Japanese (PDF)

 

The 38th TAOYAKA Program Seminar was held

The 38th Taoyaka Program Seminar ended a great success. Presentation material on the day can be downloaded here. Thank you for your participation.

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TAOYAKA Program is pleased to announce that “the 38th TAOYAKA Program Seminar” will be held as follows:

Title: Tourisum to Heritage Sites with a Controversial History: The Commemoration of War and Peace at Sites of the Pacific War

Speaker: Dr. Rudi Hartmann (Associate Professor, Department of Geography and Environmental Sciences, University of Colorado, Denver)

Date: Thursday, May 21, 2015

Time: 17:00-18:30 pm

Venue: Room 220, Graduate School of Engineering

Language: Simultaneous interpretation provided (English/Japanese)

Contact: Taoyaka Program Office

taoyaka-program{at}office.hiroshima-u.ac.jp (Please replace {at} with @.)

Flyer (PDF)

 

To those affected by the earthquake in Nepal

We extend our deepest condolence and heartfelt sympathy to all people affected 
by the massive earthquake struck Nepal on April 25, especially to the victims and their families.
Our thoughts are with people affected at this most difficult time of loss. 
We pray for the safety of them and hope that they can overcome this disaster and recover as soon as possible.

Director of Taoyaka Program
Masaki Sakakoshi

Pofessor Fujiwara’s interview was on the NHK World Radio.

Professor Akimasa Fujiwara, Taoyaka Proram’s sub-coordinator, was inetreviewd on NHK World Radio Program about “Adiscussion about the problems on returning senior driver’s license. It is collaborative research with Taoyaka Program.

Title: High Numbers of Elderly Driving Accidents Leads to Road Traffic Law Revision

Date: April 22, Wednesday 2015

http://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/english/radio/program/

TAOYAKA Program for creating a flexible, enduring, peaceful society will hold information sessions for those who are interested in October 2015/ April 2016 Admissions.
The schedule of the information sessions is as follows.

1. Date and Time: May 1st, 2015, Fri 17:00-18:00

Venue:Graduate School for International Development and cooperation (IDEC), Hiroshima University  Access

The information session can be joined via Television Conference System at Hiroshima University Tokyo Office Campus innovation Center (Room#408) Access

Language:Japanese

2. Date and Time: May 15th, 2015, Fri 18:10-20:00

Venue: Graduate School for International Development and cooperation (IDEC), Hiroshima University Access

3. Date and Time: June 7th, 2015, Sun 16:15-16:45

Venue: Hiroshima University Tokyo Office Campus innovation Center (Room#408) Access

*The open time has been changed.


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